Grindelwald and the Jungfraujoch

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Grindelwald Grindelwald is the principal town in the Jungfraujoch, a term that refers to the saddle between the Eiger and the Munch Mountains in Switzerland’s Alps. The combination of snow-clad mountain peaks, beautiful valleys, sheer rock faces, waterfalls and glaciers, including the Aletsch (which is Europe’s largest at 65 square miles and 2,300 feet [Read more …]

Swiss Alps: Bernese Oberland

Zermatt to Interlaken by train (5)

Zermatt to Interlaken Switzerland While not quite as awesome as the Glacier Express, the train in the Swiss Alps from Zermatt to Interlaken was pretty darn awesome nonetheless. Surrounded by sheer, near-vertical, scree-strewn cliff sides and impossibly-shaped mountain peaks, we passed through a series of pretty towns in deep valleys and occasional grazing sheep and [Read more …]